About Ann Zuraw

Ann Zuraw, the voice behind "Chicks, Chat and Change", is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®), and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA™). If you have comments on this post contact Ann Zuraw

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I is for the Importance of starting an IRA early

Saving, and especially saving for retirement is the last thing anyone wants to do with their new paycheck, especially those who are too young to grasp its importance. But often people learn the importance of retirement savings a little too late. Starting an IRA early in life is imperative to a successful financial future. Here are some […]

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H is for How Money Influences Our Lives

Spending wisely is not a bad practice, and many of us need to watch our spending, but if our primary focus is on getting the best deal for the lowest price, what message is this sending our mind, body, and soul? Scientist have been studying the relationship between money and happiness for decades, and most […]

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G is for Gathering Important Life Documents

Why is this so important? Life is full of unexpected happenings and having all of your important essential documents and personal directives in one place can help you and your loved ones deal more efficiently in a time of crisis. Even if you never experience a crisis, you’ll be relieved that you spent the time […]

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F is for Favor a Fiduciary Advisor and See What We Offer

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The Millennial’s & Money Quiz

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E is for Expecting to find Money in an Empty Wallet?

In today’s world, we may not always find cash in our wallets, but most of us are always carrying a debit card and some credit cards in our wallets. This practice allows us to spend our money, “cash or no cash,” quite easily. But knowing how much, how often and where we are spending our […]

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D is for Do Your Homework before You Retire

Retirement is a life changing event, but being adequately prepared will make the transition an easier one. If you are about to retire and don’t have a plan, please consider making one now.  Here are some issues you will be facing as you move into retirement. Retirement Budget Make a list of all future cost: […]

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X es para: ¿Estás dando un buen ejemplo financiero para sus niños?

  “No se preocupen que sus hijos nunca los escuchan; preocúpense de que ellos siempre los están viendo a ustedes. – Robert Fulghum   Enseñar verdaderamente e inculcar  la responsabilidad financiera de su hijo es mejor predicar con el ejemplo, ejemplo, ejemplo! Cuando usted pone el valor en el trabajo duro y las habilidades de […]

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